What does gpu memory do? Tags: Graphics Cards GPUs Memory Graphics Last response: January 10, 2010 12:35 AM in Graphics & Displays Share shogun_11 January 9, 2010 8:56:29 PM This is a bit of an amateur question, but what does the memory on a GPU do, for example 1GB on the 4890. How is it relevant, what does it do and how does it affect the system? Thanks More about : gpu memory rolli59 a c 873 U Graphics card a c 169 } Memory January 9, 2010 9:05:39 PM It stores data for the graphics processor so it can be sent to your screen! The bigger the resolution the higher the detail the more memory required. wa1 a c 189 U Graphics card January 10, 2010 12:35:46 AM ^+1 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumDoes memory on a gpu matter? ForumDoes Crossfire utilize memory from each GPU ? ForumMemory Or GPU upgrade, does speed make much differnece ForumHow does a 7970 compare with ps4 GPU ? ForumHow do i explain what the cpu and Gpu does to customers? ForumWhy does my secondary gpu activity stays at 0% ForumINCREASE SHARED MEMORY GPU (HP ENVY M6) ForumHow future proof is 3GB of GPU memory ? ForumDrops in FPS in game. Overclock? GPU ? Memory ? ForumWhat GPU to get???????? ForumWhat does the PS4's 8 core CPU mean for PC gaming? ForumDoes my cpu bottleneck my gpu ? ForumMemtest works on GPU memory ? ForumDoes boards comes with onboard gpu 's ForumHow much does specs of mobo & cpu matter in performance of GPU ? ForumCPU, GPU , Memory or PSU? ForumGPU has too much memory for Motherboard ForumJust bought a 7970... ForumWhat is Havok Physics? Forum[Solved] What's a good PCI-E videocard to... More resources Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !